Block methods are registered with the
For a full list of default block methods, please check out the Reference.
Be aware that - contrary to block models - custom block methods cannot override default block methods.
block models are a great way to create an extended version of the default block object with additional methods and functionalities. But a block model is tied to a specific block type, while custom block methods apply to all block objects. If your use case is based on one specific block types, a block model might be the better solution. If you have methods that should be available for all block objects, a custom block method is the way to go.
You can extend the set of defined block methods very easily in a plugin file.
This example shows the basic architecture of a block method. You define the method name with the key for the
blockMethods extension array.
$this in the callback function is the